|box-folder 6/Roethke (1337)
 The waking:
Poems 1933-1953 (Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954)
(1 item (ca 119 pp.))
Scope: Disbound copy, with original hard covers. This copy was used as a setting
copy for Part One of the Secker and Warburg edition of the author's Selected
Poems, eventually published as Words for the wind, 1957. Loosely inserted or
stapled to the original pages are manuscript and typescript layouts for
certain preliminary leaves, including the title-page and the contents leaves
for both Parts One and Two. Each page of text bears pencil or ink
instructions for the compositors. From the library of Roger Senhouse, a
director of Secker and Warburg. (From Rota description) Staples removed.
Most of the signatures intact.